Seminar with sensei Wlodzimierz Kwiecinski – 8 Dan: 12.04.2015

On 10-12 April 2015 Traditional Karate-Do Federation of Great Britain had the honour to host the President of the World Traditional Karate-Do Federation, with headquarters in Geneva, sensei Włodzimierz Kwieciński 8th dan. Once again, students of traditional karate in the UK had an opportunity to practise with such an outstanding master of karate, as is sensei Kwieciński. But this time it was a particularly special event, given the fact that for the first time it was organized by the newly formed traditional karate federation in the UK. This year’s seminar, conducted by sensei Włodzimierz Kwieciński, was held in two places. Namely, the specialist training session on the first day, designed for brown and black belts only, was held in Norwich (University of East Anglia) and was addressed to members of the Traditional Karate-Do Federation of Great Britain, as well as members our friendly organization – Eastern Shotokan Karate Association (ESKA). During next two days the seminar took place in Boston, where there was a general training session, open to all levels, and specialized kumite and kata sessions – masterclasses, designed for the most advanced students of this martial art. The last point of sensei’s stay was to exam dan master degrees, which resulted in 1 dan master degrees having been awarded to: Andrei Skarzynskij – Traditional Karate Academy Boston Jaroslaw Zięciak – Traditional Karate Club ‘Okami’ Bournemouth Igor Zeler – Traditional Karate Academy Peterborough During his visit to Boston sensei W. Kwieciński together with TKFGB Board of Directors, met with representatives of the town’s highest authorities, including the former Mayor and current UK Parliament candidate, Mr. Paul Kenny, his...

Seminar with sensei Wlodzimierz Kwiecinski – 7 Dan: 10-12.04.2015

A special seminar with sensei Wlodzimierz Kwiecinski, 7th dan, the President of World Traditional Karate-Do Federation, will be held in Boston and Norwich during the weekend of 10 – 12th April 2015. Master Kwiecinski is arriving to The UK straight from his journey to Japan. The seminar agenda includes the following: Gneral all-grade training Specialist Master training Master grading The seminar is an open event and all the athletes who want to take part are invited to do so. The times and venues are contained in the attachment. Sensei Wlodzimierz Kwiecinski – Seminar Boston 2015 – details  ...

Legend Shotokan Karate Championships: 07.03.2015

On 7th March, TKFGB representatives competed in Legend Shotokan Karate Championships in Bracknell, near London. The event, which was an open style formula, gathered over 300 competitors, both junior and senior, from all over the UK. It was a very busy competition and most of the athletes showed high level of performance. Our team succeeded in attempt to get to the podium: Mario Kalli secured the gold in individual kata, Lukasz Radwanski, 3rd dan, Andrzej Czyrka, 3rd dan and Mario Kalli, 3rd dan managed to win the bronze in team kumite whereas  Andrzej Czyrka and Mario Kalli reached for the bronze in individual kumite....

Instructor Referee Course: 08.02.2015

First Traditional Karate-Do Federation Instructor / Referee Course took place on Sunday 8th February 2015 in Boston. Over 20 instructors and referees from all over the country had an opportunity to develope their skills and qualification in sessions run by sensei Lukasz Radwanski 3 Dan and Andrzej Czyrka 3 Dan....

1st Traditional Karate Young Talents Tournament: 08.02.2015

On Sunday 8th February 2015 we held our 1st Traditional Karate Young Talents Tournament at the Peter Paine Sports Centre, Boston. The competition was a huge success, with students 13 years old and below of varying grade taking part. The event was a Indyvidual Kata, Team Kata and Kumite, each with their own subcategories of age and grade. RESULTS:   KUMITE 6 kyu and above 1. Adriana Peiseniece 2. Matvejs Pekuskins 3. David Swiech, Filip Majchrzak KATA 6 kyu and above 1. Adriana  Peiseniece 2. Matvejs Pekuskins 3. Fillip Majchrzak, Kornelia Malczewska 2006-2007 up to 7 kyu 1. Kiril Snikeris 2. Alina Rubina 3. Patryk Godzisz, Jan Kowalik 2008 and younger up to 7 kyu 1. Ernest Skarzynskij 2. Karina Gomez 3. Patryk Kojro, Julia Gemzala 2005+ up to 7 kyu 1. Kacper Wielgosz 2. Gabriela Nadolna 3. Jakub Jojko, Mikolaj Zlamaniec TEAM KATA 1. TKAB1 (Kornelia Malczewska, David Swiech, Filip Majchrzak) 2. TKAB2 (Adriana Peiseniece, Matvejs Pekuskins, Patryk Godzisz) 3. TKAS (Kacper Wielgosz, Jan Kowalik, Timofiej Kabak) OKAMI Bournemouth (Dawid Wisniewski, Matthew Everett, Jakub...

Interclub Kata Competition – Norwich: 01.02.2015

On 1st February 2015 Traditional Karate Academy Boston athletes confirmed their peak form in Interclub Kata Competition, which took place at University of East Anglia in Norwich, by 8 times gaining a place on the podium. 1) Kacper Wielgosz  – Gold medal in individual kata 2) Patryk Godzisz – Bronze medal in individual kata 3) Adriana Peiseniece – Bronze medal in individual kata 4) Team Kata Juniors – Silver medal (Adriana Peiseniece, Patryk Godzisz, Matvejs Pekuskins) 5) Andrej Skarzynski – Gold medal in Tokui Kata, kyu grades 6) Andrej Skarzynski – Bronze medal in Heian Kata, kyu grades 7) Rafal Labuda – Bronze medal in Tokui Kata, kyu grades 8) Pawel Kutermankiewicz – Bronze medal in Tokui Kata, dan grades...